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OLMEZEST CH 80 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR OLMEZEST CH

Olmesartan(80 mg)

food interaction for OLMEZEST CH

alcohol interaction for OLMEZEST CH

pregnancy interaction for OLMEZEST CH

lactation interaction for OLMEZEST CH

medicine interaction for OLMEZEST CH

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Olmezest ch 80 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Taking Olmesartan with alcohol may excessively lower the blood pressure.
UNSAFE
Olmezest ch 80 mg tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR OLMEZEST CH

Olmesartan(80 mg)

Uses

Olmezest ch 80 mg tablet is used in the treatment of increased blood pressure , heart failure, heart attack and diabetic kidney disease

How it works

Olmezest ch 80 mg tablet relaxes blood vessels which lowers the blood pressure and also reduces the workload of the heart.

Common side effects

Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Weakness, Fatigue, Dizziness, Anemia, Renal impairment, Vertigo, Increased potassium level in blood

SUBSTITUTES FOR OLMEZEST CH

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Expert advice FOR OLMEZEST CH

  • Olmesartan may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, take the Olmesartan at bedtime, drink plenty of water and get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving, if you feel dizzy after consuming Olmesartan.
  • Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or planning to become pregnant. 
  • Olmesartan should be discontinued a day prior to the scheduled surgery.

Frequently asked questions FOR OLMEZEST CH

Olmesartan

Q. What is olmesartan medoxomil?
Olmesartan medoxomil is available as olmezest or Benicar is an angiotensin II receptor blocker. It is not beta blocker or ACE inhibitor

Q. Is olmesartan better than telmisartan or losartan?
No, the effects of olmesartan, telmisartan or losartan are similar but may vary upon individual response

Q. Is olmesartan a blood thinner / statin?
No, olmesartan decreases the pressure in the blood vessels and increases the amount of fluid removed from the blood by the kidneys

Q. Is olmesartan safe?
Olmesartan is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q. Does olmesartan cause impotence?
No, olmesartan does not cause impotence.

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Content on this page was last updated on 12 January, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)